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What’s Next in ATX: Sliders, Cupcakes, and So Much More

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Hey you! Are you here to see what’s new in the 512?  Well, we’ve got the 411 on everything that has recently opened, and what’s coming to town. The Stuff to Do in Austin team is always searching high and low for all the best and NEWEST stuff to do, so come along for the ride as we find what’s coming up next in ATX. Be sure to subscribe for even more fun things to do in our favorite city!

There’s a new coffee shop pop-up on the Eastside!

Low Down Lounge is turning their space into a coffee shop during the day. The temporary coffee shop will offer espresso drinks, affogato, tea, and matcha. They plan to expand the menu soon, adding on bakery items. But for now, it’s all about getting a taste of their coffee!

📍 1412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

 

One of our (and probably yours too) patios in town has new summer drinks, and we are so here for them. You need to try Aba’s new Groupie cocktails!

The seasonal menu is perfect for large gatherings at the restaurant, where one Groupie can serve up to 5 drinks. Choose from 3 watering cans, including the Shady Beach made with Grey Goose, Paloma Picante made with blanco tequila, and the Lazy River made with Uncle Nearest 1884 whiskey. We had the Shady Beach and it was so refreshing under the Texas sun!

📍 1011 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

 

Envie is opening this weekend, and kicking things off with a bang. 

Join them at their grand opening celebration at Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches, as they introduce their beers and Mexican and cajun food. Menu items include Mulitas, crispy corn tortillas stuffed with melty Monterrey cheese, and Blue Bossa, buttermilk fried local green tomatoes in crispy Barton Springs Mill blue cornmeal. They even have elite!

📍 3220 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78723

 

If you love Red Ash, you’re going to love this new steakhouse.

The owner is the same so you can expect the same yummy taste to come out of J. Carver. The only difference is the menu, with it being more heavily focused on cuts. But they already have the famous Red Ash garlic bread on the menu, as well as their gnocchi. The new restaurant just opened this week and reservations are already filling up!

📍 509 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701

 

Love sliders? You’ll love this!

You may have heard of it before, from when Fat City Stacks had pop ups at Yard Bar. Well, now they have a permanent location. From the owners of Peached Tortilla, this fast burger joint slings out sliders and fries like no one’s business. They even have chicken tenders!

📍 6700 Burnet Rd Suite B, Austin, TX 78757

Hey Cupcake! has a new, permanent home!

Parked at Native Hostel, you can get these delicious cupcakes again, post-pandemic. This weekend they’re also having a relaunch party with $1 mini cupcakes, face painting, and live music.

📍 807 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702

Tiki Tatsu-ya | The masterminds behind Ramen Tatsu-Ya brings a new island concept to their brand, and you know it’s going to be as popular. Opening late summer.

Fajita Pete’s | The Mexican chain is sizzling its way into Austin, and opening 5 locations along the way. It is scheduled to open its first one in August or September.

Ma’coco Cocina | The highly anticipated New Mexican restaurant is gearing up to open its East Austin doors soon. They are also currently hiring for various positions.

Yeni’s Fusion | Austin is getting a permanent Indonesian food truck, at the Aristocrat Lounge, this August. The fusion truck will blend Indonesian fare with American, Mexican, and Texas barbecue

Be sure to follow Stuff to Do in Austin on InstagramTikTok, Twitter, and Facebook to stay in the loop of everything new in Austin! 

And tag @StufftoDoinAustin in all your social posts, and show us what else is opening up.

Poonam Patel

Poonam Patel

Poonam is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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